The Ascent of the Detective

Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England
Author(s): 
Shpayer-Makov, Haia
ISBN: 
9780199577408
Date published: 
September 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£30.00

Explores the diverse and often arcane world of English police detectives during the formative period of their profession, from 1842 until the First World War, with special emphasis on the famed detective branch established at Scotland Yard.